2In the Loop With Betty Liu
overall margins. milking big data could be the key to improving it. we are is a new science trying to develop and trying to understand that. >> stub hub's chief technology officer. already.w buyers where we are taking it to the next level is understanding user's pick data. it is what they are might be intending to do. >> for more on the inter--- innerworkings of ebay, jeff on how the auction site has grown and what problems it will face in his -- in its expansion. campushnson is at ebay's as we speak. , into anclearly grown online giant. tell us this scale of ebay right now. >> it is really big. hard to conceive. use ebaye who do not regularly, it is hard to imagine how big the businesses. it is regularly doing over $3 billion in every quarter and still growing quite a bit. one of the more interesting numbers is the growth in users. it continues to see double-digit growth in almost every important metric. it is an interesting business. at heral, one of its known brands, with an ebay, tell us about the growth of paypal. growth has been explosive. there have been important acquisitions.
are well- trained in science, mathematics, technology. is this right? >> absolutely. we have built new manufacturing plants where we had to spend significant time training people to get up to speed to still his plans, we had to put in place programs so that we can ensure a pipeline of skilled workers who could work on the production floor. that is one of the biggest gaps. the skills gap is real and the u.s. estimate about 3 million jobs that are difficult or hard to fill because we don't have the skill to fill. >> how many jobs are you having a hard time filling? 200 positionsut open. depending on how the lancet have open and where we are expanding, the numbers sometimes less than that. holidays are the upon us. it means it is time to go -- it is go time for ups. to do they deliver a win you? we ask of the cfo next. y has finally legalized pot. will other countries follow suit? we will find out. stay in the loop. ♪ >> you are watching "in the loop." we're streaming on your phone and bloomberg.com. i am betty liu. >> i am cory johnson. we are looking inside ups. all day we are goi
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